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Infectious disease

Movement and extremities

  • Osgood-Schlatter disease [r]: An overuse injury causing knee pain and limp in adolescents; caused by inflammation of the tendon below the kneecap (patellar tendon) where it attaches to the shinbone (tibia); while most commonly an athletic injury, can be confused with injury from child abuse [e]


  • Anencephaly [r]: a malformation of the nervous system caused by failure of the anterior neuropore to close [e]
  • Premature infants [r]: Babies born before a full-term gestation of 37 weeks. [e]
  • Infant mortality [r]: A concept in demography that estimates the "rate of deaths occurring in the first year of life". [e]


  • Child abuse [r]: The act of intentionally harming a child, or the results of that act. [e]
  • Futile care [r]: Medical procedure or treatment that cannot achieve its stated goals or produce its expected benefits, regardless of repetition and duration of treatment. [e]
  • Infanticide [r]: Intentionally causing the death of an infant [e]


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